Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2015 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Department: School of Biological Sciences


Subject Information
Subject Code BIOL392
Subject Name Advanced Biology
Credit Points 8
Pre-Requisites Distinction average or higher performance in subjects pertinent to the intended area of research, as approved by the Head of School
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions Offered subject to availability of a research supervisor
Equivalence Nil
Assessment Oral Critique 5%, Written Critique 5%, Research Seminar 20%, Final Report 70%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.167
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of the relevant School for further information about BIOL, CHEM, EESC, ENVI, and MARE subjects and to SMAH Central for further information about SCIE subjects. If you require further assistance, please contact SMAH Central on (02) 4221 3492, smah-students@uow.edu.au, or on level 1 of building 41.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours Contact hours must be negotiated in consultation with the project supervisor
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Marian Wong
Email for appointment
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Marian Wong
Email for appointment
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of the relevant School for further information about BIOL, CHEM, EESC, ENVI, and MARE subjects and to SMAH Central for further information about SCIE subjects. If you require further assistance, please contact SMAH Central on (02) 4221 3492, smah-students@uow.edu.au, or on level 1 of building 41.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours Contact hours must be negotiated in consultation with the project supervisor
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Marian Wong
Email for appointment
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Marian Wong
Email for appointment
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Summer 2015/2016  (30-11-2015 to 12-02-2016)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of the relevant School for further information about BIOL, CHEM, EESC, ENVI, and MARE subjects and to SMAH Central for further information about SCIE subjects. If you require further assistance, please contact SMAH Central on (02) 4221 3492, smah-students@uow.edu.au, or on level 1 of building 41.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours Contact hours must be negotiated in consultation with the project supervisor
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Marian Wong
Email for appointment
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Marian Wong
Email for appointment
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

Subject Description
One research project is to be undertaken, designed and chosen in consultation with an academic staff member. Emphasis may be placed on developing competence in a range of laboratory and field techniques not already familiar to the student. Selection for Advanced Biology is based on merit and the availability of projects, and intending students should consult the Subject Coordinator before enrolment.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Have an understanding of scientific research in a discipline in Biological Sciences;
2. Design and execute appropriate field and/or laboratory experiments and analyse and interpret these data;
3. Demonstrate skills in the acquisition of information and its presentation in verbal and written reports.

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
Students must attend the School's Seminar program.

Textbook Information
Nil
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:



Search Criteria [Click here for help]
Subject Code / Name
Level
Department
Session
Campus
Delivery Method
General Subjects